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Here's What Happened When I Used Only Conditioner for a Month

Posted On: Oct 16, 2019   |   Posted By: Health

Here's What Happened When I Used Only Conditioner for a Month

I'm totally down with the whole clean-not-clean movement that's happening right now: I clean my face with oil, wash my hair only two or three times a week, and while I do shower every day, I don't scour myself like mad from head to toe. So the logical next step on the " no 'poo " path: co-washing, or conditioner washing, using a cleansing conditioner but no shampoo.
The idea behind co-washing is that it's a gentler way to clean your scalp and hair: Without the harsh detergents found in shampoos, hair maintains its natural oils and stays healthier. It's supposed to be especially great for dry and curly hair. (In fact, many women with coarse or curly hair have been doing it for years.) And no, it's not a shampoo-plus-conditioner ; there's no lather involved at all.
I decided to give cleansing conditioner a try for a month. I have thick but fine-textured hair, mostly straight , and slightly oily-in other words, not the ideal candidate for co-washing. Would I end up drowning in my own...

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